Author: Katie George

On the 23rd June, United Nation’s Public Service Day, The Coleg Cymraeg launched a new app, to support public sector and emergency workers including police officers, the fire service and paramedics to communicate in Welsh with the public. The app, Gwasanaethu drwy’r Gymraeg (Serving in Welsh) includes vocabulary and sentences suitable for general and specific… Read more »

Wondering how you can make your Fathers Day that little bit extra special? Learn or teach your Dad a new skill with one of our Recipes, created by our very own Training Officers. Here’s a few of our favourites, we know your Dad will love… Learn how to make a classic, homemade Beef Burger with… Read more »

What better way to use up those lovely blackberries than make a fantastic souffle with vanilla ice cream. Here is a step-by-step guide to preparing and cooking this sweet delight that serves 4 people: Ingredients Soufflé Butter for greasing 100g of caster sugar, plus extra for lining 100g of Blackberry purée 10g of cornflour 2… Read more »

Simple but tasty Burger recipe for your summer bbq. Ingredients 450g of minced Lamb 1/2 a white onion finely chopped 40g-50g of breadcrumbs 1 egg 1 tablespoon of mint jelly 1 tablespoon of dijon mustard A generous pinch of garlic powder Salt and Pepper to season Method Place the mince into a large mixing bowl… Read more »

As an apprentice training in Wales, the opportunities to do so through the medium of Welsh has never been better. The City and Guilds platfrom we use at CTC for our learners portfolios now has a translation tool which enables you to see your course work in any language of your choice and I use… Read more »

Just reopened, and looking for new team members? Or maybe you need extra staff to deal with increased demand? Whatever the reason for your vacancy, here’s a few top tips from one of our Business Engagement Officers, Debbie, on reaching & attracting the best candidates! Create a Social Media presence Create social media accounts for your… Read more »

Are you currently unemployed, or wondering how you can prepare for employment after home-schooling finishes? Follow some of these top tips on how to prepare for landing that dream job! Sharpen up your CV Your CV is the first bit of information an Employer will discover about you, so make it count! Whether you’re starting… Read more »

Apart from the heroic key workers, most of us are now working from home and for me this has meant a huge change in what I do each day, how often I go shopping and what I buy. Our weekly food shop is our only trip into the outside world and we are changing the… Read more »

A knife is arguably the most important tool in the kitchen, which is why it is essential that the blade is sharp! When blunt, you have less control and are more likely to see the knife slide off the food, thereby making cooking a more hazardous process. To sharpen and maintain a knife is a… Read more »

Ingredients Tomato Sauce 2 diced Onions 1 tsp chopped Sage 2 diced Carrots 1 diced Yellow or Red Pepper 1 tsp chopped Ginger 1 diced Sweet Potato 1 diced Courgette 400g of Chopped Tomatoes 1/2 pint of Vegetable Stock Salt Pepper 1 handful of Tenderstem Broccoli White Sauce Lasagne Sheets Method Sweat the onions in… Read more »